Travel Tips & Tricks
Whether it is your 1st or 100th family adventure, here are some tips and tricks to help make travel easier. Picking a destination, packing or navigating the airport, we hope these tips and tricks get you going!
Taking a plane trip with a child with autism spectrum disorder can be stressful. The experience will likely cause anxiety for your child. In addition they will probably experience long lines and loud noises during the unfamiliar process of navigating the airport.
Packing fоr аnу trip іs а challenge. Ноw mаnу shirts shоuld уоu tаkе? Will уоu nееd tо gеt dressed uр, аnd will thаt mеаn а second pair оf shoes? Whаt special items shоuld уоu include? Whаt shоuld уоu tаkе оn thе plane, аnd whаt shоuld уоu pack іn уоur checked luggage? Тhеsе questions bесоmе mоrе complicated whеn уоu аrе helping уоur disabled friend оr family member pack fоr а trip. People with disabilities usеd tо avoid travel, аs іt wаs јust tоо difficult, but wіth raised awareness аbоut accessibility issues, holiday destinations hаvе bееn opened uр tо disabled travelers.
Many well-known inspirational stories in history have involved travel of one kind or another. This is probably the origin of the phrase “enjoy the journey as well as the destination.” When you’re traveling, it’s necessary to sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. Once you start your journey, you’re going to come across many fascinating things, whether you’re just taking a trip to a nearby town or traveling across the world to a different country. The idea is to keep your mind open to new influences and absorb them as completely as possible. No journey is ever going to be perfect but if you follow some simple tips, you might end up with many inspirational stories from travel.
It's such a sensitive subject and often embarrassing for parents to even ask but sometimes so necessary.
In a time where so many people are traveling and experiencing all that life has to offer it is hard for
families with special needs child to participate. The lines are so long, the noise level can be through
the roof and navigating through the millions of people can be overwhelming. On a recent trip to NYC
with my children I was surprisingly delighted by the response I received to “the question” . We traveled
over Memorial Day weekend and the first place that we went to visit was The Empire State Building.
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